Irene E. Mead

Birth: June 1st, 1940
Death: June 26th, 2010
Age: 70 years
Survived By: Irene E. Mead died Friday, June 25, 2010 at the age of 85. She was born February 10, 1925 in Gillmore, Kentucky the daughter of Cortez and Stella (Shackelford) Ely. Irene was a store manager first for KFC and later for Famous Recipe Chicken in Lansing, retiring in 1985. On February 17, 1946 she married Virgil Mead and he survives her. Also surviving is one daughter, Sandra (David) Barnhill of Lansing; three sons, Richard (Elaine) of Chino, CA, James (Diana) of Grand Rapids and Stephen (Sheila) of DeWitt; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters. Funeral services will be held 11:00AM Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns 989-224-4422. Interment will follow at South Bingham Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends 6:00 to 8:00PM Tuesday and one hour prior the funeral on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association 3940 Broadmore Ave. S.E. Suite 100 Grand Rapids, MI 49512 or Alzheimer’s Association 310 N. Main St. Suite 100 Chelsea, MI 48118.

6-8 P.M Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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